This presentation will examine what a presidential election during a pandemic may look like. It will discuss the campaign strategies of both parties and examine their strengths and weaknesses. The presentation will also briefly explain the Electoral College and examine which states will be most important to watch on election night. The talk will conclude with a discussion of the down ballot races and who may control the Senate and therefore the Supreme Court.
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Dr. Michael Johns was an Associate Professor of Political Science at Laurentian University. He also held the positions of Vice Dean of Arts, Chair of the Department of Political Science, Acting Chair of the Department of Marketing and Management at Laurentian and Honourary Visiting Research Fellow at Cardiff University. Dr. Johns taught courses on International Relations, Comparative Politics, European and American Politics as well as Federalism and Electoral Systems. His research focused on the role the European Union plays in the promotion and protection of minority and migrant rights.